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What: 

Students learn how to improvise solos (jam) in various jazz & blues styles on their instrument.

    Instruments accepted are:

    Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, Mallet Percussion, Keyboard/Piano, Electric Bass, and Guitar

 

Who: NO JAZZ EXPERIENCE NEEDED!!

Any musician in graduating 4th through 8th grade during the summer camp and plays one of the instruments listed above.

    (Students are placed into sessions by grade level or ability level.)


    Summer Camp  (click here for dates)
  •     Session 1:    8:30am - 10:30am  graduating 4th graders (beginners)
  •     Session 2:  11:00am -   1:00pm  advanced graduating 4th graders, graduating 5th graders
  •     Session 3:    1:30pm -   3:30pm  advanced graduating 5th graders and middle school musicians
    

What do you get:

In addition to learning how to improvise in various jazz styles, each student will receive:

  • Jamie Abersold Play along jazz CD and book: Volume 54 "Maiden Voyage"                                                                                     
        

  • Hal Leonard Play along jazz CD and book: Volume 35 "Bluesy Jazz"         
   
                                                                  
  • Digital recordings of the live concert from the last day of camp and recordings made throughout the camp.
        

  • Sheet music of jazz scales, exercises, and "riffs".

       


Where:

     Mattock School of Music 

     269 Kennett Pike

     Chadds Ford, PA 19317

     (Just south of Stephen's Garden Creations on Route 52.)

 

When:

    Summer Jazz camp is two hours long each day for 5 days during one week in the summer (usually in June).


     


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